Econet hikes data tarrifs by 23%

Econet Wireless on Wednesday raised its data prices by 23 percent, as the Zimbabwe dollar continues its slide.According to ZimTechreview, the company said its voice tariffs remained unchanged.Econet, ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 March 2020


Econet data bundle price hike largely expected

The country's largest mobile network operator Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has adjusted its data bundle tariffs upwards in a move that was largely expected, following  State-owned competitors NetOne ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 May 2019


Data tariffs soar as Zimbabwe crisis bites

Mobile network operators became the latest sector to increase prices for their products with an upward adjustment of tariffs for broadband services following the floating of the country's local curren...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 April 2019


'Zimbabwe mobile data tariffs lowest'

Zimbabwe has some of the lowest mobile data tariffs in the region, figures from the Communication Regulators Association of Southern Africa (CRASA) country report for 2018 show. According to the CRASA...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 April 2019


CardEx, Entrust Datacard partner for Zimbabwe market

Electronic card producer CardEx, has partnered a United Arab Emirates-based firm Entrust Datacard with a view to entering the Zimbabwean market. There has been growing demand for electronic cards on t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 November 2018


Zanu-PF compiles national skills database for jobless youths

THE Zanu-PF Youth League has started compiling a national database for youths containing qualifications or acquired skills to help them get employment. The project is outlined in the league's work pla...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 September 2018


ZEC database hacked

UNDERFIRE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba has sensationally claimed that suspected hackers recently broke into the electoral management body's database and s...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 July 2018


Potraz probes NetOne data

POSTAL and Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) is investigating why state-owned mobile network operator - NetOne - submitted data that does not tally following a compulsory clean up exercise of ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 July 2018


'Hackers downloaded voters' personal data'

The Information Communication Technology  (ICT) and Cyber Security ministry has said personalised, unsolicited campaign messages sent to potential voters' mobile phones by the ruling party could ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 July 2018


'Zanu-PF breaks into Zec database'

STAKEHOLDERS in the harmonised elections have accused the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) of granting Zanu-PF access to the Biometric Voters Roll (BVR) database where the ruling party accessed reg...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 July 2018


Mobile phone network operators slash data tariffs

MOBILE Network Operators (MNOs) have slashed mobile data tariffs from 12,5 cents to five cents per megabyte in compliance with a Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe directiv...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 July 2018


TelOne offering enters the big data services

TELONE managing director, Chipo Mtasa says the need for data networks such as the 'big data' concept is now mission-critical for almost all organisations.Speaking at a data seminar in Harare recently,...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 June 2018


Zimbabwe slashes mobile data costs significantly

Mobile data tariffs in Zimbabwe have fallen from 12.5 cents to 5 cents per MB, with the internet expected to play a key role ahead of harmonised elections slated for July 30 this year.The Posts and Te...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 June 2018


Supa Mandiwanzira moots lowering tariffs

Minister of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security, Supa Mandiwanzira, has said government is undertaking research to ascertain the real cost of data in the country following an outcr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 May 2018


Data usage grows by 89.8%

DATA usage increased by 89,8 percent to 15,4 million megabytes (MB) in 2017 from 8,1 million MB in 2016, the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) has revealed.POTRAZ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 May 2018


We're clean on disappearing data, says Econet

ECONET Wireless yesterday maintained that its subscribers are not facing disappearing data problems on their network and advised clients experiencing the challenges to contact the company.In a stateme...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 April 2018


Econet and the mystery of disappearing data

REPORTS have emerged of increased disappearing data from Econet Wireless's mobile subscribers on the telecom company's daily and weekly data packages, which the company blames on subscribers' mobile p...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 April 2018


'Employment data grossly underrepresented'

LABOUR expert, Godfrey Kanyenze yesterday said the absence of up-to-date scientific labour market data was frustrating efforts to address the country's rising unemployment levels.Kanyenze, who heads t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 April 2018


NetOne grows mobile data market share

Zimbabwe's second largest mobile operator by subscribers NetOne grew its data market share by 6,5 percent in the last quarter of 2017, the latest Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (Po...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 March 2018


Inflation declines, experts query data

THE year-on-year inflation rate for the month of February stood at 2,98%, after shedding 0,54 percentage points on the January figure, the country's statistical agency has said.In January, annual infl...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 March 2018


Liquid subsidiary unveils data centres

Leading pan-African telecommunications group Liquid telecom subsidiary African Data Centres, has launched newly expanded data centres facilities in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa. The state ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 February 2018


Zimra rides on regulator databases

ZIMBABWE'S tax collector, the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) has entered into an agreement with all regulatory authorities in the country to gain access into their databases.ZIMRA's acting commiss...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 December 2017


Econet speaks on data blackout

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, whose millions of customers were affected by a data blackout last Tuesday, has leaped to Liquid Telecoms' defence, saying its bandwidth wholesaler did everything it could to ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 December 2017


ZSE introduces market data policy

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) has announced that it will soon issue the Market Data Policy which will govern the use, distribution and reporting for listed counters with effect from January 1 next...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 October 2017


Zimra upgrades customs data system

THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has upgraded its Automated System for Customs Data (Asycuda) World to stamp out inherent system challenges associated with the current version.The system streaml...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 September 2017

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